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Deerfield Academy


Deerfield Academy is an independent secondary school committed to high standards of scholarship, citizenship, and personal responsibility.

Through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, extensive co-curricular program, and supportive residential environment, Deerfield encourages each student to develop an inquisitive and creative mind, sound body, and strong moral character.

Set in a historic village bounded by river, hills, and farms, Deerfield inspires reflection, study and play, abiding friendships, and a defining school spirit.

A vibrant, ethical community that embraces diversity, the Academy prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world that requires global understanding, environmental stewardship, and dedication to service.


7 Boyden Lane

Deerfield, MA 01342




School's Mission: 

Deerfield Academy prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world.

Deerfield centers its academic, co-curricular, and residential programs on a set of shared core values:

  • Citizenship in a spirit of humility, empathy, and responsibility
  • Face-to-face interactions characterized by joy and generosity of spirit
  • Connectedness to our unique setting and the contemporary world
  • Reflection and balance, promoting intellectual vitality and self-understanding
  • Pursuit of mastery built on a foundation of breadth and versatility
  • Shared experiences, large and small, as sources of relationships, identity, and community

At a Glance

650 students
42% students of color
47 countries represented

Western Massachusetts

Student:Faculty Ratio

37% receive aid
$12 million in Financial Aid


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